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by - January 19, 2018 at 11:31 am 0

“Go with the flow” a solo show showcasing new work by any Getter, a mixed media artist known for her boldly colored, whimsical, introspective art. This show explores the fluid magic of acrylic paint. The artist says: “there is only so much control an artist can exert over the fluid medium, so art of the process to embrace the unexpected and literally go with the flow. I had to surrender to the will of the paint, a scary yet beautiful thing.” “Please join us at the Opening Reception to meet the artist and enjoy refreshment. Free. Show continues through February 23, 2018. Parking is free after 4pm at Crystal City Shops (three entrances at 2100 Crystal Drive, 2200 Crystal Drive or 223 23rd Street).

by - January 19, 2018 at 11:30 am 0

Treat your Valentine with an evening you both deserve. Join us in the brewpub this Valentine’s Day Feb 14th for a special 3 course dinner. Ticketed reservations are on sale now. This mouthwatering farm to table feast is a combination of gourmet and artisan courses expertly put together by our head chef. Dinner reservations and additional menu details are available on our event page, click the website button above to reach our event page.

by - January 18, 2018 at 5:30 pm 0

With the final installment coming out in her OMEGA CITY trilogy, Diana Peterfreund discusses her experience writing a Goonies-esque adventure series about a group of friends and their journey through conspiracies, cliffhangers, and outer space.


Perfect for budding scientists and history buffs, as well as fans of The Goonies and Rick Riordan, Infinity Base is the thrilling finale to the Omega City series, from acclaimed author Diana Peterfreund.

Gillian Seagret thought she knew everything about the secrets of Omega City, the mysteries of the rocket scientist Dr. Underberg, and the evil conspiracies of the organization called the Shepherds. But she’s about to learn that uncovering the truth is the easy part. You also have to fight for it.

Now Gillian’s father has been taken captive, and she and her friends are trapped in the Shepherds’ hidden base. The only person who can help them is a rogue Shepherd, but she has plans of her own, and no one–least of all Gillian’s mother–is sure they can trust her.

New clues to Underberg’s past lead them back into an utterly transformed Omega City and farther than they even imagined, into outer space. There, Gillian, Eric, Savannah, and Howard discover the Shepherds’ most precious secret, and they realize there’s more at stake than simply their family and Underberg’s legacy–they also have to save the world.

Full of thrilling adventure, cliffhangers, and conspiracies, this epic conclusion to the Omega City series is not to be missed.

by - January 18, 2018 at 5:29 pm 0

Harry Potter Night- where kids can explore the magic of Harry Potter! All ages welcome.
this year’s theme is FANTASTIC BEASTS

Make your own wands!

Get sorted!

Compete in trivia!

Eat delicious Harry Potter themed-snacks!

And more!

by - January 18, 2018 at 5:29 pm 0

Celebrate the New Year with us at Long Branch Nature Center! We’ll meet some live animals, make New Years and dragon crafts, then take a short hike with our paper popper “firecrackers” to chase away the New Year’s beast Nian! For information: 703-228-6535. Meet at Long Branch Nature Center.

by - January 18, 2018 at 11:15 am 0

The National Chamber Ensemble continues its eleventh season with Romantic Violin For Two – a repertoire of romantic works for Valentine’s Day

One violin virtuoso is great, but two are even better! Enjoy some of the most romantic music for a unique duo of two violins and piano. Artistic director/violinist Leo Sushansky and internationally acclaimed violinist and University of Maryland violin professor James Stern are joined by dynamic pianist Kathryn Brake for a program of works by Mozart, Moszkowski, Paganini, Massenet and Kreisler.

Mozart’s “Concertante for Two Violins” opens the performance. It is Ferdinand David’s arrangement of “Sonata for Two Pianos K.448,” which Mozart authority Alfred Einstein (cousin of Albert) called one of the most profound of all Mozart’s compositions. It is also one of the works that has been behind the “Mozart Effect”. This music has been known to raise the IQ level of the listener by up to 9 points, although only temporarily. Does listening to Mozart make you smarter? According to a landmark neuroscience research study out of the University of California the answer is yes!

The Mozart Concertante is followed by the short, lush works of Massenet, Paganini, and Kreisler to conclude the first half of the program.

The second half includes Moritz Moszkowski’s “Suite in G Minor.” Moszkowski enjoyed a considerable international reputation as a composer and pianist, and was feted as the natural successor to Chopin. The virtuoso interaction of two violins and piano makes his Suite in G Minor highly romantic, appealing and dramatic. The Suite–almost unknown to the general concert-going public today–invariably will bring the tangible pleasure of a new exciting discovery for those who attend this concert. Reception with the artists to follow performance.

The remainder of the 2017-18 NCE season includes Strings Fever – Brahms and Mendelssohn on March 24 (at Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington) and Today’s Classical and Jazz Masters on May 19 (at the Gunston Arts Center).

“Delightful…abundant in jovial wit.”

— The Washington Post

“National Chamber Ensemble is one of the musical gems of the entire Metro area…Their concerts are always fun and interesting, and the group presents a constantly changing program that includes every genre of music imaginable. The constants are that the music will be fabulous, the musicians will be wonderfully talented, and the atmosphere will always be intimate and welcoming to all.”

— DCMetroTheaterArts

by - January 18, 2018 at 11:14 am 0

Cheers to love, running,and celebrating them both in February! Register for Pacers’ Love the Run You’re With 5K as a solo racer or part of a couples teams. Three categories to choose from. Wear your heart on your sleeve and run with the romantic on Sunday, Feb. 11!

by - January 18, 2018 at 11:13 am 0

We’re spreading out the love this Valentine’s Day and offering a special Surf & Turf and chocolate covered strawberries for $49 during dinner from February 9th-February 14th! Enjoy the evening in our cozy, cabin style dining room!


by - January 18, 2018 at 11:13 am 0

Valentine’s Day is a day for love, and we love the taste of a warm buttery lobster! So, we’re serving up whole 2lb lobsters and chocolate covered strawberries for $30 on Feb. 14th during dinner. Grab your sweetie, your friends, or just your lobster bib and join us for an awesome night.

by - January 17, 2018 at 2:34 pm 0

Saint Ann Catholic School is hosting a Kindergarten Night! Looking for a Kindergarten for your preschooler? Come join us for a relaxed and informative evening and gain an overview of a Kindergarten Day at Saint Ann Catholic School! No reservations needed. Just come by between 7pm – 8pm, Monday January 29th. We looking forward to meeting you!

by - January 17, 2018 at 2:33 pm 0

Encore Learning’s instructors give brief presentations about their academic courses for the upcoming semester. Members often tell us that the instructors’ presentations at the Course Preview influence their registrations.

The preview begins at 9 A.M. Doors open at 8:30 A.M., for thirty minutes to socialize with friends and neighbors. It’s a great time to get the latest news on our clubs, special events and volunteer possibilities, along with a quick bite and hot drink.

New location! Wakefield High School

This event is for both current and prospective members. Membership is open to those age 50+ in the metro area. Bring friends, relatives and neighbors! We’re looking forward to seeing you.

by - January 17, 2018 at 2:32 pm 0

Saint Ann PTO is hosting a Gently Used Book Sale Sunday February 11th, 8am – 2pm. St. Valentine Bake Sale after every Mass. Special Book Preview for Parish & School Families after the 5:30pm Mass. Got Gently Used Books to Donate? Collection begins February 4th outside the church Bridal room.

by - January 17, 2018 at 2:31 pm 0

Join the Arlington County Area Agency on Aging and Aging and Disability Services Division and the Arlington Commission on Aging for our annual Community Engagement Forum on Aging Issues.

The Community Engagement Forum will feature a panel presentation of key stakeholders, followed by breakout sessions that focus on core areas in aging. Your input and perspective will help identify the priorities in planning for a livable Arlington for all ages. Free parking and light refreshments will be provided.

by - January 17, 2018 at 2:30 pm 0

Free Home Buying Workshop to be held in Rosslyn on 1/29/18.
The first 3 to register and attend the class get a FREE Google Chromecast!

Attend the free Home Buyer Class hosted by Orange Line Living and learn all of our tips and get $1,500 towards your next home purchase! + Another $500 towards appraisal from our friends at Pure Mortgage!

Learn All Home Buying Essentials at Arlington’s Free Home Buying Workshop!

You will get a comprehensive explanation of the home purchasing process – there’s more to know than you’d think. The Orange Line Living Team and Keri Shull Team will be teaching all of the acronyms and definitions you will need, what happens at each stage of your transaction, real strategies on how to negotiate a lower purchase price, the different type of loans available, and much more. There will be local specialists from multiple industries in attendance, so come with questions.

Benefits of Attending
• $1,500 credit towards your new home or towards early lease termination
• 12-month home buy-back guarantee
• Wine and cheese provided
• $500 off your appraisal provided by Pure Mortgage
• AND the first 3 to attend will receive a Google Chromecast!

Space is limited, register at arlingtonhomebuyerclass.com

The event is hosted by best-selling author and top nationally-ranked real estate agent Dan Lesniak, author of The HyperLocal HyperFast Real Estate Agent. Dan and his team have developed a special process that has allowed them to help over one thousand local families buy or sell their home.

• When: Monday 1/29/18 at 6:00pm
• Where: Orange Line Living, 1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 101, Arlington, VA 22209
• Cost: Free
• Parking: Validated Parking or Free Street Parking
• Food: Wine and Cheese
• Contact: [email protected] or call 571-969-7653
Space is limited so be sure to register at arlingtonhomebuyerclass.com

by - January 17, 2018 at 2:29 pm 0

Hear the stories of current Marymount students and alumni; the twists and turns, motivations and challenges that have impacted their journey towards career success in the business and technology sector.

Take advantage of an opportunity to speak directly with faculty from the School of Business Administration about your program of interest and learn about the application process from our Admissions representatives.

This event is for:

High school students interested in business
College students interested in transferring to a 4-year college or university
College students or working professionals interested in graduate school
Adult professionals currently working in the field
Anyone interested in seeing the new Ballston Center or learning what MU’s business students/alumni are doing

Register for the Open House today!


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